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Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
leaders said they intend to send more than 3000 troops to northern mali in an attempt to recapture the area from the slums metals -- rebels. the north has been in the hands of the rebels since an army q caused a vacuum -- coup caused a vacuum >> more than seven months after radicals to the veterans of the chaos following a military coup and seize control of the north. militants imposed shrek to g. district sharia law and even destroy the tombs in the ancient city of timbuktu. thousands of people have fled the area to neighboring countries, including niger, a jury to the north and mauritania to the west. it is not just the people of mali the spill threaten but other african countries and the wider global community are concerned mali might become a safe haven for al-qaeda to launch attacks elsewhere. at at a meeting on sunday from leaders of a west african -- plans were announced for 3000 soldiers drawn from countries like senegal, ghana, nigeria, and burkina faso. the nigerian president good look jonathan told the meeting that mali's neighbors must unite to impose stability. >> one
Nov 18, 2012 8:30am PST
, fighting between the kurds ankurds and iraqi on the border. the whole mali situation where al qaeda has taken over. al qaeda training camps are in western iraq. the iranians continue, as we see, the latest i.a.e.a. report on their path towards nuclear weapons. you look at the whole middle east and it's been a significant failure north to mention our reset with the russians. . >> schieffer: let's talk a little bit about libya. you were talking a lot about that. you and the president really kind of had a little set-to last week over the situation in libya because you said once again that you would oppose the nomination of susan rice to be secretary of state. a lot of people in the administration say she is the odds-on favorite to replace hillary clinton because of her performance on television after it the benghazi attacks when she said it was the result of spontaneous demonstrations in ejim, and not-- and was not a terrorist attack. are you standing fast on that? >> well, she has a lot of explaining to do, and i'm curious why she has not are you puddated those remarks. on this show, the
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
mali for talks with the provisional government on the ongoing crisis. then the country fell into chaos last march after a military coup. shortly afterwards, radical militants including members of al qaeda took control of a power vacuum and took control over the country's north. >> a united nations security council resolution earlier this month has left open the possibility of international military intervention to reclaim this territory from the rebels. >> there are thousands of kilometers of desert in northern obverse -- mali. only around 1 million people live in an area more than three times the size of germany. most of them are torrance, traditional nomads who have had to give up their way of life. drought destroyed the grazing areas they needed for their livestock. many signed on as mercenaries for libya's former dictator, muammar gaddafi. after the duffy's demise last year, they returned. they are now armed, and they oppose the central government. within days this spring, they took control of the entire northern part of the country. the independence movement was quickly hijacked b
Nov 3, 2012 2:00am EDT
crisis in mali. a story we first told you about "outfront." and up next, a new poll in ohio showing the race within statistical margin of error. we're going to ask about this bizarre thing that was said by one of the president's today. >>> our fifth story, the all u, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts. more events. more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with a citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a ga
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
lessons went. a growing crisis in mali. a story we first told you about "outfront." and up next, a new poll in ohio showing the race within statistical margin of error. we're going to ask about this bizarre thing that was said by one of the president's today. ♪ atmix of the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >>> our fifth story, the all important jobs result. 171,000 jobs added in october. more than exists were looking for. the unemployment rate did tick up, but that's crucial because as we told you on the show, no president since world war ii has been re-elected with employment above 8%. on the trail, the president seemed enthusiastic. >> today, our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs and this morning, we learneded that companies hired more workers in october than at
Nov 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
brothers from neighboring countries-- burkina faso, guinea, mali, the baule from other parts of the ivory coast-- who we allowed to settle, who are planters and who live here side by side with us. narrator: various ethnic groups migrated from the poorer northern savannas. many were baules, originally from the center of the country, but also the senufos, malinkes and lobis from the north. the plantations also attracted workers from other countries, including migrants from the semi-desert called sahel in mali and burkina faso. the presence of... of foreigners in côte d'ivoire is important. it's been estimated that they comprise 40% of the population. narrator: together with unemployed ivorians, many foreigners ended up in shantytowns, like this one near abidjan, called washington. ( man speaking french ) translator: first of all, it was foreigners, the burkinabes and the malians who were even more numerous. then, in the '80s, with the crisis, e population of this area swelled with people om all over e ivory cot itself. at the moment, e are peopleoming om all over from all over the iv
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
therefore rock & roll to mali. i was just there for the festival in the desert. and the dunes outside of timbuktu. and it's -- by the way. really awesome. a month after we left, al qaeda, known regionally as ensardin, they took over the whole of north mali. and it's about the size of france. and now the hotel we stayed in is a sharya tribune, and music is now against the law. i mean, they put you into prison for plague music. you get beaten for playing the blues. you get beaten to death on occasion. for playing the blues. and mali is is a case study for that whole vast screlt of sand and savannah called a sahel -- sahell, which includes sudan and nigeria which is an enormous country. and in this geography, you get to see up close what we call the three extremes. and it's an unholy trio of extreme poverty, extreme climate and extreme ideology. very dangerous the holy trio. stronger than any chain and harder to break. so some of africa's rising -- some of africa is rising and some is stuck but the question is whether the rising will pull the other up or whether the one will weigh the other
Nov 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
locally this afternoon. the president and his daughter maly a maliegh shopped today in a bookstore. >> noon and 1:00 pm was the busiest shopping period of today. >>> a man is recovering tonight after being pulled from a storm drain last night in pe knoll. >>> thank you. thanks he says, this is exclusive video of the rescue. the home less man went inside the drain sometime last night. he was stub stuck in there for at least four hours. we posted the video on our okay web site. >>> after a house party in east san jose 42 people were arrested and two officers were injured. shots were fired in the 3 thousand block of patt avenue. when the officers arrived people at the party started throwing objects to them. one person tried to drag the police officer to the back of the house, but he was able to get away. >> a second officer was injured trying to make a an arrest. in total 60 officers went to the scene. >>> a small earthquake was centered about 7 miles north wees of the pinnacles. >>> three people were burned today in a fire at the u.s. state department. the fire broke out in some dump
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
group in mali is urging other groups to start a political dialogue and it's an important group, at least from our understanding when we were covering the story. the armed group is one of many to have taken over the northern part of mali. what does that mean? state department spokesman welcomed the announcement that says the group has only talked the talk and need to walk the work and work on a deal. it's been 461 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. it is time to ask what are we going to do to get it back. and now, our fourth story. president obama won re-election last night despite only getting 39% of the white vote. 20 percentage points behind romney. other crucial voting blocks carried the president to victory and that's raising major red flags for the are republican party today. john king is breaking down the numbers. democrats made major gains. i want to break each down. start with latinos. i know there was it was double digit in terms of latino vote. >> giant. this is a generational problem for the republican party. 72% of the electorate. it's red because romney wo
Nov 19, 2012 1:30pm PST
is eric mar, i'm the chair of the committee. to my left is supervisor scott wiener. supervisor maly a cohen is absent today. our clerk is derek evans. mr. evans, can you please give us the announcements? >> yes. please make sure all electronic devices are off, copies submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will appear on december 4, 2012 san francisco board of supervisors agenda unless stated. >> thank you. we have six items on the agenda today. but i've been notified by supervisor olague, item number 5, she has urged us to continue that to item on the call of the chair. that is the resolution to remove all management proposals and activities derived from the sharp park conceptual restoration alternatives report's alternative a18 from the environmental impact report for the san francisco recreation and park department's significant natural resource areas management plan, and to consider proposals and alternatives for the future of sharp park golf course through a separate and complete california environmental quality act review process. so, even though i'll move to continue t
Nov 12, 2012 8:30pm EST
their wounds, we all know a wound in a lion is a dangerous thing. take mali, trace the origin of the blews blues and therefore rock and roll to mali. west africa. there was in january. the festival in the dessert and the dunes outside of tim buck too, and a month after we left, iraq known regionally -- took over the whole north of mali. and now the hotel that we stayed in small little hotel is a tribunal. and music is now against the law. i mean, they put you in to prison for playing music. you get beat for playing the blues. you get eaten to death on occasion for playing the blues. and mali is a case study for the whole of that vast of tap and savannah, [inaudible] nigeria which is an enormous country. in this agreeing geography, we get to see upclose what we call the three extremes. very dangerous in the holly trio. stronger than any chain and harder to break. so some of africa's rising, some of africa is stuck. the question is whether the rising pull the rest of africa up or whether the africa will weigh the continent down. which will will it be? the stakes aren't about this. imag
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
degree vindicated as algerian officials point to violence and uncertainty in libya, tunisia, mali to justify their general pessimism about regional political transitions and western intervention to topple gadhafi. various observers have sought to answer the question of why algeria has not had its own arab spring given evidently high levels of public dissatisfaction with the government system and leadership. there are undoubtedly several factors at work including algerians' memory of the extreme violence of the 1990s which followed algeria's own democratic opening in 1988 which to some degree was mirrored by uprisings more recently in tunisia, egypt and elsewhere. the complexity of the algerian regime which lacks a single all-controlling bogeyman figure a la ben ali or gadhafi, the availability of oil revenues to placate the centers and the savviness of algeria's security apparatus which allows space for free expression and political participation and which in 2011 avoided excessive use of force in containing public demonstrations and rioting in algiers. while i think these are all pl
Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
mali's interim president to step up talks with rebel leaders. they took over the northern part of mali this year and now say they want to talk. there's progress elsewhere in the negotiations. there's a report that a regional mediator will be meeting with a militia and touring rebelses together for the first time torl tomorrow. >>> it's been 469 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. we still need nor recovery in the housing market. today, freddy mac said rates fell to a new record low. low rates are not the problem. >>> and now, our fourth story. new developments in the petraeus scandal investigation. we have just learned that chuck grassley, the ranking member of the senate judiciary committee, has sent a letter to attorney general eric holder and robert mueller pressing for details about the role of their departments in the investigation. among his questions, why wasn't the president informed of the investigation, which began in the summer, before last week? today, attorney general eric holder defended his action. >> we felt very secure in the knowledge that a national
Nov 25, 2012 9:30pm EST
regional partners share concern about mali where al qaeda affiliated groups have taken control of territories in the and pose an emerging threat. we are also concerned about libya where violent extremists and affiliates of al qaeda attacked and killed innocent americans in benghazi. respect to that attack, let me be clear, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice those who perpetrated those attacks. to protect americans at home and overseas, we need continue to pursue al qaeda wherever they, go whatever form they take and wherever they seek to hide. we must be constantly vigilant, we must be constantly determined to pursue this enemy but what will it take to achieve the end of al qaeda or at least the beginning of the end. first, it will be essential to finish the job that we started and that we must complete in afghanistan, and we are on track to do that. we and our nato partners agreed at lisbon, afghans need to be for their own security by the end of 2014. this transition is our goal and the afghans' goal, as well, but will require continued commitment by the
Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm EST
help how they marvel as they inch up. mali that now shoulder to shoulder with her mother. she's now 14, sasha, 11. the next four years for them will likely be marked with first dances, college applications, dating. >> teenagehood is complicated. i should also point out that i have men with guns that surround them. often. it means they never get in the car with a boy who had a beer. >> reporter: malia already anxious to get her drivers license. >> we're going to have to figure out the logistics of that. but i promised her that she will, in fact, be able to learn how to drive. >> reporter: they will have spent most of their lives living in the white house. and yet, we rarely get glimpses of them. rarely hear their voices. >> make that cat go away! >> reporter: their parents having fally dinners, after school games, life lessons. a family dog. >> and i'm so proud of you guy, but i will say for now, one dog's probably enough. >> reporter: two remarkable young women growing up gracefully and sidesketching the spotlight in tiny pink sneakers. sharyn alfonsi, abc news, new york. >> and we
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
. that is what our tax dollars are for. as governor of mali attending rallies for both in the 11th hour. -- this is the civil right issue of our time. >> those and not the only issues on the ballot in maryland. also a referendum -- also a referendum on the dream act. it allows the children of undocumented eminence to pay in the tuition -- immigrants to pay in state tuition. >> george allen will cast his ballot this morning at fairfax county. he will then visit several polling stations among the, well before what in the hotels -- the returns at a hotel in richmond. stay with abc 7 for complete coverage of election. you can also look for coverage of the big local races. right now, it is chilly out there. 27 degrees in the kit as for this morning. drexel had -- still ahead, a big mistake by match of. they are apologizing after were you eating smoked sausage in here? no! could have gotten me one. i did. try the unmistakable flavor of dunkin' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. hurry in today. america runs on dunkin'. >> i am with the dentist its army. good morning, washington. 00. --
Nov 7, 2012 5:30am PST
high volume of car-sharing. >> thank you. and the sponsor is supervisor maly a cohen. >> thank you very much. come on, everybody. don't leave. we're going to talk about something just as exciting. come on, car sharing. [laughter] >> i know that affects many of you in hayes valley and octavia boulevard. why do you want to leave? okay. well, supervisor olague, have a seat. [laughter] >> oh, okay, okay. >> [inaudible]. >> okay, yeah, yeah. okay, for the record she said she supports it. although today's item is a hearing, but forgive me. i'm just trying to liven things up a little bit. so, as you know, this is a hearing which means we won't be taking a vote on this particular matter. but thank you everyone who did stay. i introduced this item because i've been very encouraged and also honestly a little frustrated by the city's approach to implementing car sharing. car sharing has been incredibly successful in many of our neighborhoods, particularly those with higher density and a population of residents who know how to take advantage of these particular programs. however, in many of ou
Nov 10, 2012 2:00am EST
join in northern mali. afp reports the community could commit 3200 troops while other countries will commit an additional 2300. the plan is -- when they meet this weekend, a plan so needed to get support for military intervention. >>> it has been 463 days since the united states lost its top credit rating. what are we doing to get it back? sandy and the run-up to the election did not hurt. consumer sentiment hit its highest level since 2007. >>> more on the breaking news story. the surprising resignation of david petraeus, who stepped down after admitting to an extramarital affair. the u.s. official confirms to cnn that the fbi investigated a tip that david petraeus was involved in an affair with paula broadwell, who wrote a biography of the four-star general. broadwell spent a year with petraeus in afghanistan for a book she cowrote. she has been a regular guest on this show, some of you may be familiar with her as a national security expert on the program. we have not been able to reach her for comment, although when we first heard about the story, we reached out to her before we k
Nov 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
tastes good. >> reporter: now, it's not what you think. caterer butch mali's mom didn't shove whole twinkies up a turkey. that would be animal molestation. but because butch and his brother didn't like turkey and did like twinkies, their mom concocted what we're calling tur-twinkie. >> made us eat the turkey. >> reporter: here's the recipe. decream your twinkies. >> mm-hmm, creamy filling. >> had we break down the twinkies, we reserve the cream, rub the turkey with that. >> reporter: thus creating a twinkie-glaze. then it becomes stuffing. for this pan, they added twen twinkies. >> it's not fully twinkie. that would be too sweet. >> reporter: stuff and grill the bird. it took place at kennedy's restaurant on 57th street. time for the tur-twinkie taste test. >> it's very good, but i don't taste any twinkie. >> reporter: what about the twinkie-glazed skin. >> caramelizes so nice. >> reporter: again, delicious but hard to detect the twinkie. it's a lot more subtle than delicacies like -- >> deep-fried twinkies! >> i remember putting hot dogs inside of
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am EST
intelligence and resources they need in order to deter these common threats. for example, in mali, we are working with our partners, in western africa, who are committed to encountering the regional threat through regional statistic built. fourth, in support of these kinds of efforts, we have to invest in the future. in new military and intelligence capabilities and security partnerships. our new defense strategy makes clear that the military must retain and even build new counterterrorism capabilities for the future. as we reduce the size of the military, we are going to continue to ramp up special operations forces, which have doubled in size from 37,000 on 9/11 to 64,000 today. special operations forces will grow to 72,000 by 2017. we are expanding our fleet of predatory and reaper u.a.v.'s over what we have today. these enhanced capabilities will enable us to be more flexible and agile against a threat that has grown more diffuse. we are continuing to invest in building partner capacity, including through section 1206 authority to train and equip foreign military forces. our new globa
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